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Quotes from acts 1-4

"A little more than kin, and less than kind!"

Hamlet

"Frailty, thy name is woman!"

Hamlet

"to thine ownself be true"

Polonius

"More honored in the breach than the observance"

Hamlet

"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark"

Marcellus

"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy"

Hamlet

"since brevity is the soul of wit"

Polonius

"Doubt thou the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love."

Written by Hamlet but said by Polonius

"Words, words, words"

Hamlet

"Through this be madness, yet there is method in't"

Polonius

"...for there is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so."

Hamlet

"O, what a rogue and peasant slave am I!"

Hamlet

"...The play's the thing Wherin I'll catch the conscience of the King"

Hamlet

"And pious action we do sugar o'er The devil himself"

Polonius

"To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them."

Hamlet

"...To die- to sleep. To sleep- perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub!"

Hamlet

"Thus conscience does make cowards of us all"

Hamlet

"Get thee to a nunnery!"

Hamlet

"It shall be so. Madness in great ones must not unwatched go."

King Claudius

"The lady doth protest too much, methinks"

The Queen

"There's rosemary, that's for remembrance. Pray you love, remember. And there is pansies, that's for thoughts."

Ophelia

"Too much of water hast thou, poor Ophelia"

Laertes

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